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How to change effective mass of a SME V.
I am very glad to read your question. I had a similar one in a thread that I started. Unfortunately I did not get a satisfactory answer. So I put my thinking cap on...Here is my basic theory.When your tone arm is horizontally balanced the effectiv... 
Hybrid vs. Straight Tubes
It's Monday! and I was back at work after 3 weeks off. But the good news is... I did bring a sound level meter home (TES 1350A).I measured the level in my sweet-spot at the volume levels described below. Each level was measured while listening to ... 
Hybrid vs. Straight Tubes
In regards to this issue of power.Today I audtioned a really nice Leben CS600 amp (32 watts). Unfortunatlely price wise it is more than I can afford right now. The dealer had as an alternative CS200 with only 10 watts of power. He claimed that it ... 
Hybrid vs. Straight Tubes
Tvad,I am on leave from work, I will be back next monday. I will borrow the decibel meter we have for measuring the sound level of machinery in industrial environments.I will post a response then.Cheers. 
How does tone-arm mass impact performance?
Thanks for the feedback.I checked out Vinyl Engine and Cartridgedb websites, and it apears that the 2M blue is a good match for the technics sl-1200.But I have made some minor changes such as, I replaced the stock headshell wires with heavier gaug... 
Hybrid vs. Straight Tubes
First and foremost, thank you all for the feedback.I am currently using a Marantz integrated amp with 40w RMS and I have no real complaints about power.However, in response to Tvad's comment "provided the room is small to medium", I live in an ope...